china aluminium scrap

China Issues First Set Of Scrap Aluminium Import Quotas For 2020

China Issues First Set Of Scrap Aluminium Import Quotas For 2020

Beijing released the first set of imported metal scrap quotas for 2020 earlier this week, establishing a maximum of 550 thousand metric tons of imported metal scrap for use by importers starting next month. On Monday, China’s Solid Waste and Chemicals Management...

China Government Planning Strict New Standards For Imported Scrap Aluminium, Copper

According to a report obtained by a prominent commodities news outlet, the government of the People’s Republic of China is planning to recategorize high-purity scrap metal imports only months after setting quotas on the import of the same. Per Argus media, an unpublished proposal circulated in Beijing describes a plan to increase aluminium and copper […]

China’s Aluminium Scrap Imports Up By Over 7 Percent On The Year In August

Though imports of scrap aluminium into the People’s Republic of China rose on the year in August, levels were nearly identical to the month prior in August, the second full month of scrap aluminum restrictions under the new permitting regime implemented by Beijing this summer. Per domestic industry reporting, the Middle Kingdom imported 141 thousand […]

Beijing Raises Tariff On U.S. Imported Aluminium Scrap By 5 Percent

The stakes have risen in the escalating trade war between the governments of the United States and the People’s Republic of China, as Beijing revealed late Friday that tariffs upon aluminium scrap and copper scrap imported from American sellers will increase by 5 percent in December. A list of retaliatory tariffs published by the Ministry […]

China Releases Strict Aluminium Scrap Import Quotas For Third Quarter

The government of the People’s Republic of China issued the first round of aluminium scrap import quotas earlier this week. The quotas, which are set to go into effect on July 1, will see a drop in aluminium scrap shipped into Chinese ports of almost 85 percent. As of July 1, aluminium scrap imported into […]

Sources Say China’s Ban On Imported Scrap Aluminium Likely To Gut Alloy Exports

A restriction upon imported aluminium scrap that is scheduled to go into effect next month is expected to raise production costs for secondary aluminium smelters in the People’s Republic of China, which experts say may close the price gap between Chinese aluminium alloy exports and their less competitive rivals abroad. As of July 1, Beijing […]